TEXT 44
ya etat putana-moksam
krsnasyarbhakam adbhutam
srnuyac chraddhaya martyo
govinde labhate ratim
SYNONYMS
yah—anyone who; etat—this; putana-moksam—salvation of Putana; krsnasya—of Krsna; arbhakam—the childhood pastimes; adbhutam—wonderful; srnuyat—should hear; sraddhaya—with faith and devotion; martyah—any person within this material world; govinde—for the Supreme Person, Govinda, Adi-purusa; labhate—gains; ratim—attachment.
TRANSLATION
Any person who hears with faith and devotion about how Krsna, the Supreme Personality of Godhead, killed Putana, and who thus invests his hearing in such childhood pastimes of Krsna, certainly attains attachment for Govinda, the supreme, original person.
PURPORT
The incident in which the great witch attempted to kill the child but was killed herself is certainly wonderful. Therefore this verse uses the word adbhutam, meaning “specifically wonderful.” Krsna has left us many wonderful narrations about Him. Simply by reading these narrations, as they are described in Krsna, the Supreme Personality of Godhead, one gains salvation from this material world and gradually develops attachment to and devotion for Govinda, Adi-purusa.
Thus end the Bhaktivedanta purports of the Tenth Canto, Sixth Chapter, of the Srimad-Bhagavatam, entitled “The Killing of the Demon Putana.”

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